Chau Down This

Chau Down This

>> I was waiting out on posting on Chau Har Lee just because I was thinking that once her own domain name was set up, perhaps her own proper line is being established and that she won't JUST be remembered for her structural RCA graduate collection.  Her graduate collection along with a few new styles were on display before the Fashion East show started down in the vaults at Somerset House and I'm hoping the wooden styles in particular will make it to some shop floor or another. Structural shoes that are merely editorial props are a painful affair, which is why I got extra happy when Atalanta Weller had ventured into retailable shoes. Me thinks that Chau Har Lee has a slightly easier task on her hand transferring her sculptural, laser-cut visions into functional shoes because that was her intention from the very beginning when she embarked on her graduate collection. So please, less on the "OMG, this is ART!" comments, seeing as we're encouraging Chau Har Lee to venture into shoes that are more than just plinth decorations.













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  1. Catherine

    2010-02-23 at 9:30 PM

    So amazingly awesome undescribably lovelovelove!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I really love the sculpting!

  2. Jocelyne

    2010-02-23 at 9:32 PM

    Spectacular, they are so sculptural. I have always wanted to design shoes……

  3. Paddy Razzi

    2010-02-23 at 9:39 PM

    Wow these are like pieces of art not footwear!!!

  4. Olivia

    2010-02-23 at 9:40 PM

    I want them all. Right now.

  5. Vicki

    2010-02-23 at 9:44 PM

    They’re a bit too cool!

  6. Noa A.H. Leijdesdorff

    2010-02-23 at 9:46 PM

    These are so beautifull and interesting, Suzy you have such an eye!
    And your platforms at LFW were amazing!
    XX Noa

  7. Zenobie

    2010-02-23 at 9:59 PM

    Mmm Hmm right you are. Well the last two (and possibly three) defiantly fit into the wearable category. The metal heels are divine. The magnificent creation in the first photo can only be described as a work of art though – sorry Susie!

  8. PixelHazard

    2010-02-23 at 10:22 PM

    I wait with baited breath for the wearables

  9. The Style PA

    2010-02-23 at 10:25 PM

    These shoes are really awesome. I saw a few others at the exhibition which I’ve made a note of but I must have missed these.

  10. Rhai Laborte

    2010-02-23 at 10:34 PM

    Awesome!! They are really unique shoes..

  11. Theresa

    2010-02-23 at 10:52 PM

    Amazing and beautiful. I’d suffer blisters, blood and pain for these – fantastic and so visionary. Beautiful! Beautiful! It would be a shame to turn them into something more wearable!

  12. KD

    2010-02-23 at 10:54 PM

    Love the first pair of black ones especially, and would wear them in an instant!

  13. SOS!

    2010-02-23 at 11:19 PM

    i want to wear every single one! and thanks for the awesome lfw cover 🙂
    xx-LJ from SOS!

  14. moi

    2010-02-24 at 12:34 AM

    sales sales sales baby…drive that commercial wagon…drive it to moneyville…population? Chau Har lee

  15. moi

    2010-02-24 at 12:38 AM

    In all seriousness, I can see posh Eastern European, daddy girls totty sporting these…you know, the sort of girls that walk into lifts and automatically dictate what floor you’re going too…ye, that sort…the sort you tell to get out cause you’re going to the embankment floor…ye, she knows who she is…

  16. Carly warson

    2010-02-24 at 2:10 AM

    Wow those shoes are amazing!!

  17. Erica

    2010-02-24 at 2:12 AM

    woww crazy shoes! i lovvve them

  18. katherine

    2010-02-24 at 2:16 AM

    very lovely…wow, i like the last, the orange was so fun!
    (believe me, i have very fun stuffs to read)

  19. WendyB

    2010-02-24 at 2:37 AM

    The first one makes me think of Saturn.

  20. Sarah Mele

    2010-02-24 at 3:06 AM

    I actually think these could be really functional. Like many of them I would wear without any alteration for like “everyday use” they’re amazing! I especially love the 4th, 6th and 10th shoes. sooo original. (i hope she sells them!!!)


    2010-02-24 at 3:19 AM

    these shoes remind me of buildings…

  22. fie

    2010-02-24 at 3:32 AM

    Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful!!!

  23. Solo

    2010-02-24 at 4:17 AM

    Oh my! If i could just be there right now. I would definitely capture my own shots! ;D
    Travel and Living
    Job Hunter

  24. Alicia - Sea Of Ghosts

    2010-02-24 at 6:34 AM

    SHOES OF THE FUTURE! Amazement! xo

  25. Brigadeiro

    2010-02-24 at 7:31 AM

    A M A Z I N G ! ! !


    2010-02-24 at 9:46 AM

    can this be wearable? cause i would love to wear them so bad!

  27. ml

    2010-02-24 at 11:04 AM

    AM-AZ-ING !!
    I compoletely love these shoes !

  28. Rachel Phipps

    2010-02-24 at 3:54 PM

    Oh. My. God. Shame you can’t actually wear some of those…

  29. delilah

    2010-02-24 at 3:59 PM

    these shoes are simply to die for!!

  30. Olga

    2010-02-24 at 11:08 PM

    wow, really cool !

  31. masha

    2010-02-25 at 8:53 PM
    • Winter

      2015-01-12 at 7:28 PM

      Shoot, who would have thuhogt that it was that easy?

  32. Gigi

    2010-02-25 at 10:08 PM
  33. emma‚ô•

    2010-02-26 at 10:42 PM

    wow! these shoes are incredible 🙂

  34. clea walford

    2010-02-27 at 1:14 AM

    luuuuuve the shoes and want to have them all – real art – but not quite sure where and when to wear them yet.

  35. Sum

    2010-02-27 at 10:46 AM

    Absolutely amazing!! I really like the shoes collection, it bring me into the space age.
    love the material what she used.

  36. Appleday

    2010-02-28 at 6:02 AM

    I think Lady Gaga will Buy the entire collection! 😀

  37. Ishii

    2010-03-04 at 10:11 AM

    fashion is art and those shoes are gorgeous.

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